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All-offspring natal philopatry in a Neotropical bat
Natal dispersal is a strategy employed by individuals to avoid reproducing with close relatives. In most bats, incestuous matings are prevented by the departure of one sex; thus, all-offspring philopatry has rarely been ...
A call-and-response system facilitates group cohesion among disc-winged bats
Acoustic signals are important in maintaining group cohesion, particularly in highly mobile species. For these signals to facilitate group cohesion, individuals must be able to recognize, and respond to, calls emitted by ...
Reproductive biology and postnatal development in the tent-making bat Artibeus watsoni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)
In this study we investigated the reproductive patterns and postnatal development in the tent‐making bat Artibeus watsoni. We sampled two populations in the Golfito Wildlife Refuge and Corcovado National Park, south‐western ...
Reproduction and Growth in a Neotropical Insectivorous Bat
Even though there is an abundance of data regarding the reproductive biology and postnatal growth of bats, comprehensive data on life history is still lacking for most species, particularly for rare families that have ...
Cooperative signaling behavior of roost location in a leaf-roosting bat
Research suggests that social calls are important for conveying information about food and roost location in bats. However, no studies have specifically documented calls that are used to actively attract conspecifics to ...
Diversity and Conservation of Cave-Dwelling Bats in the Brunca Region of Costa Rica
The Brunca region in Costa Rica contains the largest number of caves in the country, yet the diversity and distribution of bat species within those caves is currently unknown. Without this information, it is not possible ...
MURCIÉLAGOS de la región del Golfo Dulce, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
BATS of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica - Field Guides
La región del Golfo Dulce está compuesta de bosque estacionalmente húmedo primario y secundario. Esta guía incluye especies representativas de las familias presentes en las tierras bajas de la región (< de 400 m.s.n.m), ...